More Public School Prayers

Americans United for Separation of Church and State has filed a lawsuit against Medina Valley Independent School District in Castroville, Texas because they have every intention to say a prayer during a June 4th graduation ceremony. This comes after a more polite letter was ignored by district officials: Americans United filed the lawsuit on behalf [Read More…]

Former Liberty University Graduate Warns Us About What the Religious Right Wants

Jason Childs, the founder of the Center for Progress in Alabama, used to be a “Liberty University-trained evangelical pastor.” He has since left that life behind. After a divorce, and not being allowed back into the church because of that, he began driving a truck and seeing the country. Now, he’s trying to warn us [Read More…]

Get Seth MacFarlane Tickets Now

As I mentioned the other day, the Harvard Humanist Chaplaincy is giving their Humanist of the Year award to Seth MacFarlane, the creator of Family Guy and American Dad! There’s been a date change to the event — it’s now Saturday, June 4th — and tickets are available now. I’m sure they’ll be sold out [Read More…]

PZ Raises the White Flag!

PZ Myers knows he can’t beat the horde of bloggers trying to raise more money than him for Camp Quest… So now, he says he’s throwing the challenge and encouraging people to donate to us! He’s just trying to save face, so that when he loses, he can say he wanted to lose… Fine by [Read More…]

Catholic Adoption Agency Will Shut Down Instead of Letting Gay Couples Adopt

Illinois will begin allowing civil unions on Wednesday. It’s not gay marriage, but that’s a different debate. Still, Catholic Charities of Rockford is so afraid that it’ll now have to place foster children in the homes of gay couples (PDF), that it’s going to shut down it’s state-funded adoption services altogether: In Rockford, the decision [Read More…]